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Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0056   CAS 1984-0008-0056; Ornament
Category Accessories/Ornaments
Object Name Ornament
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Papua New Guinea
Other Geographic Data Samarai (?)
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Ovula snail shell; Plant fiber
Dimensions (cm) Width = 18.2, Depth = 4.3, Length = 35.3